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Parent Referral Program encourages families to share Thiel College recommendations

Parent Referral Program encourages families to share Thiel College recommendations
8/18/20  |  Read Full Story  

Thiel College has developed a recruitment program based on one of its most valuable resources—the parents of current students.

A look back at the College’s Top 10 stories from 2019

A look back at the College’s Top 10 stories from 2019
12/31/19  |  Read Full Story  

Stories about student and alumni achievement were among some of the most popular items in the Thiel College Newsroom in 2019. But one story stood out far above all the others in 2019. The following are the Top 10 stories based on the number of views in the Thiel College Newsroom, media attention and social media impact.

Jefferson Area High School senior Megan Jacobs awarded full tuition Thiel College scholarship

Jefferson Area High School senior Megan Jacobs awarded full tuition Thiel College scholarship
12/17/19  |  Read Full Story  

Jefferson Area High School senior Megan Jacobs, of Jefferson, Ohio, was awarded an academic scholarship worth more $133,000 to Thiel College during a surprise presentation at the school on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

New faces add flair to community tradition of Thiel College’s 67th Annual Christmas Festival

New faces add flair to community tradition of Thiel College’s 67th Annual Christmas Festival
12/02/19  |  Read Full Story  

The Thiel College Department of Music and Theatre presents its 67th Annual Thiel Christmas Festival Concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 in the William A. Passavant Memorial Center.

Stamp dedication for Fred Rogers H’69 renews Thiel College’s connection to beloved TV host

Stamp dedication for Fred Rogers H’69 renews Thiel College’s connection to beloved TV host
3/23/18  |  Read Full Story  

Thiel College, a leading liberal arts college in northwest Pennsylvania, is directly connected to today’s historic first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for a stamp commemorating television’s most beloved children’s show host Fred Rogers H’69.

Recent developments renew interest in College’s connection to Amelia Earhart H’32

Recent developments renew interest in College’s connection to Amelia Earhart H’32
7/07/17  |  Read Full Story  

Historian, author and Thiel College President Susan Traverso, Ph.D., hopes recent developments and ongoing research into the 80-year-old mystery surrounding one of the College’s most famous honorary degree recipients, Amelia Earhart H’32, will call attention to and renew interest in the achievements of the aviation and women’s rights pioneer.

Thiel’s Kappa Sigma members riding seesaw to raise money for Military Heroes Campaign

Thiel’s Kappa Sigma members riding seesaw to raise money for Military Heroes Campaign
9/12/16  |  Read Full Story  

The 22nd annual Kappa Sigma See-Saw-A-Thon to raise money for the Military Heroes Campaign begins at noon Thursday, Sept. 29 and continues until noon Sunday, Oct. 2.

‘Teaching with Poverty in Mind’: Book is a guide for education majors

‘Teaching with Poverty in Mind’: Book is a guide for education majors
2/16/15  |  Read Full Story  

Thiel College education majors are studying Eric Jensen’s book, “Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What being poor does to kids’ brains and what schools can do about it” in Dr. Doug Hazlett’s class. The book details the cognitive and physical changes that happen in young developing brains continually burdened with stress.

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